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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

November 5-8, 2018
Planning and scheduling is one of the fastest and most effective investments an organization can make to improve productivity and availability.

The processes participants learn in this class will allow for planning and control of maintenance resources. Equipment reliability is increased. Costs and availability of maintenance stores are improved. Waiting times, unnecessary parts and inaccurate information are eliminated. Budgeting is easier and more accurate. Maintenance tasks are as much as 50% more efficient in terms of costs and time.

This four-day course teaches proven processes that are fundamental to effective planning and scheduling and successful CMMS/EAMS deployment. Participants engage in hands-on activities that build systems-independent process knowledge and skills they will be able to apply immediately.

Maintenance Planning and Scheduling is a required course in the Maintenance Management Certification program.


In This Training, Learn How To

Define the planner/scheduler environment

  • Understand common maintenance problems, delays and inefficiencies
  • Define the nature of repair (reactive) vs. maintaining (proactive)
  • Sustain the commitment and support of management

Develop an effective planning program

  • Apply a maintenance assessment process and a proactive maintenance timeline
  • Coordinate the roles and responsibilities of maintenance supervisors and planners
  • Differentiate between reactive, preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Explain work measurement to the maintenance work team
  • Use performance metrics, PM compliance, schedule compliance, backlog, efficiency, and labor utilization
  • Define the essentials of critical path planning

Manage scheduling and coordination

  • Define the term backlog and its relationship to estimating
  • Balance manpower demand
  • Create effective job plans
  • Prepare a detailed job plan
  • Plan individual job activities


Who Should Attend Training

Successful maintenance planning and scheduling programs require the disciplined application of proven processes and interdepartmental partnerships. It is important for departments that are influenced and impacted by the processes to understand the processes. People in the following roles should participate in this training:

  • Maintenance Planner/Schedulers
  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Engineers
  • Storeroom Managers
  • Operation Coordinators
  • Purchasing
  • Production Supervisors
All students completing the class will receive a certificate of completion including the awarding CEU credits.


The Ohio State University
Drake Performance Center
Columbus, Ohio 43210
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What's Included
The price for the course includes a comprehensive active learning manual, continental breakfast, lunch, and morning and afternoon refreshments each day. Classes are held at The Ohio State University campus, in The Drake Performance Center.